Linda Pourmassina, MD
Internal Medicine physician.
Interested in the human side of medicine.
Category Archives: Current Events
Children never cease to amaze me. During the holidays in our office, we had on our checkout desk a simple white Christmas tree the size of an 8oz paper coffee cup. It lit up and was a small part of … Continue reading
My column on measles and vaccination appeared in this past Sunday’s Seattle Times. Here are some informative links to articles to help continue to inform/educate the reader on this important topic: CDC information on measles Benjamin Franklin’s story Infographic 5 GIFs … Continue reading
Photo taken by Julie Smolyansky at Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda. (If you care about the issues of women and girls in the U.S. and around the world and are not yet following Julie Smolyansky, you should. She is an … Continue reading
Yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark Surgeon General’s report on smoking and health. It really wasn’t that long ago that smoking was a way of life. As the author points out in this piece on why people smoke, … Continue reading
Beautiful dresses, talented actors.… What’s not to like about last night’s Golden Globes? Well, how about this little detail from the NYTimes that surprised me: 6:27 P.M. |To Smoke or Not to Smoke at The Globes Here’s the difference between … Continue reading
Confession: I have been watching the reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. I don’t typically have time to watch television, but I end up attaching myself to one reality series for a season. Most often, it is a … Continue reading